Press Release

                         WIRELESS INTERNET SERVICE

   REDWOOD  CITY,  Calif.  (April  25,  2000)  ¾, Inc. (Nasdaq:
   PHCM),  a  leading  provider of mobile Internet software, applications
   and  services,  announced  that Nextel will be using the
   UP.Link(TM)  Server  Suite  Release  4.0  to deliver wireless Internet
   services  to  Nextel Online customers as it begins rolling out its new
   national  service  today.  Nextel  will use Release 4.0 of the UP.Link
   Server to offer a suite of wireless data and Internet services. Nextel
   subscribers  will be able to access the Nextel Online applications and
   the  Internet  using  Motorola iDEN® "plus" series handsets, which are
   equipped with's UP.Browser(TM) microbrowser.

   The  combination  of the newly launched Nextel Online applications and's  UP.Link  Server  Suite  enables  Nextel to offer a robust
   platform  for communicating and facilitating business. Approximately 2
   million  national  Nextel  customers  who  use  the iDEN "plus" series
   phones  will have the opportunity to enjoy a single, wireless business
   communication  tool  that integrates wireless Internet service, Nextel
   Direct  Connect®  digital  two-way  radio  service,  digital  cellular
   service, and text/numeric paging into one phone.

   "Nextel has been shipping UP.Browser-enabled phones since June of last
   year. We recognize that the wireless Internet is becoming every bit as
   valuable  a tool as the mobile phone, " said Tom Kelly, executive vice
   president  marketing  and  strategic  planning, Nextel Communications.
   "Whether  people will use their mobile phones to check and send email,
   look  up  stocks  or  directions  to  their  child's  basketball game,'s UP.Link Server will allow us to deliver the Internet-based
   services and content our subscribers need and demand. "

   "The use of both our UP.Browser and UP.Link Server will provide Nextel
   Online subscribers with quick, easy access to the Internet, " said Ben
   Linder,  vice  president  of  marketing  for " is
   committed  to  providing  superior  software solutions to carriers and
   handset  manufacturers  that meet the growing needs of their customers
   as  the  mobile  world  becomes  more  reliant  on  wireless tools for
   conducting business and exchanging information. "  has licensed its UP.Browser microbrowser to 30 mobile phone
   manufacturers  including  Motorola,  NeoPoint,  Qualcomm,  Siemens and
   Samsung.  The  addition  of's  UP.Browser  to Nextel's iDEN
   "plus"   series   phones   will   enable   those   phones  to  deliver
   standards-based, secure and scalable interactive applications, without
   adding  to  their  cost  or  size.'s UP.Link Server has been
   licensed to 60 network operators worldwide, providing subscribers with
   live  email  services  as  well  as  Internet and intranet information
   services and applications.

   About,  Inc.  (Nasdaq: PHCM) is a leading provider of software and
   applications  that  enable  the  delivery  of Internet-based voice and
   information  services  to  mass-market  wireless telephones. Using its
   software,  wireless  subscribers have access to Internet and corporate
   intranet-based  services,  including  email,  news,  stocks,  weather,
   travel  and  sports.  In  addition,  subscribers have access via their
   wireless  telephones  to  network  operators' intranet-based telephony
   services,   which   may  include  unified  messaging,  voice  dialing,
   over-the-air activation, billing history information, and pricing plan
   subscription. is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California
   and  has regional offices in Belfast, London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong,
   and Seoul. Visit for more information.

   Except  for  the  historical information contained herein, the matters
   discussed   in   this  news  release  are  forward-looking  statements
   involving  risks  and uncertainties that could cause actual results to
   differ  materially  from  those  in  such  forward-looking statements.
   Potential  risks  and  uncertainties  include, but are not limited to,'s  limited  operating  history,  potential  fluctuations  in's  operating  results,  uncertainties related to's
   long  sales  cycle  and  reliance  on  a  small  number  of customers,'s  dependence  on  the acceptance of its products by network
   operators  and wireless subscribers,'s ability to adequately
   address  the  rapidly-evolving  market  for delivery of Internet-based
   services  through  wireless telephones, the need to achieve widespread
   integration of's browser in wireless telephones, competition
   from   companies  with  substantially  greater  financial,  technical,
   marketing  and  distribution resources and the ability of to
   manage  a  complex  set  of  engineering,  marketing  and distribution
   relationships. Further information regarding these and other risks are
   included  in's  Form  10-Q for quarters ended September 30,
   1999, and December 31, 1999, in its prospectus dated November 16, 1999
   and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

                                   # # #, the name and logo, MyPhone and the family of
   terms carrying the "UP." prefix are trademarks of, Inc. All
     Rights Reserved. All other company, brand and product names may be
        marks that are the sole property of their respective owners.

   For further information:

   Contact Worldwide Public Relations

   Nextel Communications, Inc
   Ben Banta
   Media contact Representative
   +1 (703) 433-4700

   Nextel Communications, Inc
   Paul Blalock
   Investor Relations Representative
   +1 (703) 433-4300

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